Epitome of Transport Resourcefulness: A Profile of Amah A. Amaonye, FAIED, CPEP

Amah Alpha and his wife during Unilag Convocation
Amah Alpha and his wife during Unilag Convocation


Amah A. Amaonye is a proficient writer and consultant with special bias for transportation. He holds a Master of Transport Planning and Management Degree of University of Lagos, where he came out with a Distinction.

He also studied Journalism at Times Journalism Institute, Lagos after his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in Microbiology of University of Calabar. He was Managing Editor at Global Maritime & Aviation Journal, Director General African Maritime Business Consults and Editor in Chief of FreightWatch Newspaper.

Amah is also consultant to other prolific marine and oil & gas based companies including Amasutter Nigeria Limited and African Maritime Development Company Limited.

He is a member, Institute of Freight Forwarders of Nigeria, was Consultant to Nigerian Chamber of Shipping on Maritime Round Table scheme and Council for Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria Committee on Monitoring, Compliance and Enforcement (MCE) and Chairman, University of Lagos Transport Studies Committee on Seminars and Conferences.

He is resourceful and versatile, flexible and innovative and an author with rare passion for capacity building. He is a Fellow of African Institute of Enterprise Development and Management and married with 4 children.

Incidentally, Amah A. Amaonye’s wife Chinelo Amah graduated particiapted in teh same convocation with hubby at University of Lagos. She holds a HND and BSc Mass Communications in IMT Enugu and Unilag respectively.